This document summarizes the research on childhood stress and its implications for adult health and well-being. Of particular interest is the stress caused by child abuse, neglect, and repeated exposure to sexual and intimate partner violence. This publication provides violence prevention practitioners with ideas about how to incorporate information on childhood stress into their work.
 
The Effects of Childhood Stress on Health Across the Lifespan

This report discusses the results of a survey, conducted by the National Law Center On Homelessness & Poverty, of landlord sexual assault and/or rape of tenants. It explores the ways that sexual violence may contribute to homelessness and restricted access to housing for low-income individuals. The report provides recommendations and helpful steps for advocates and attorneys. The report also provides a list of State laws that ensure housing rights for survivors of sexual violence and includes contact information for Fair Housing Organizations.
 
Preventing Homelessness and Ensuring Housing Rights for Victims of Landlord Sexual Assault

This report provides information on very young offenders (between the ages of 7 and 12) who become involved with the juvenile justice system.
 
Prevalence and Development of Child Delinquency

This report offers a glimpse into the federal law signed in 2003, and its impact thus far. The report also addresses areas of concern and gives recommendations for successful implementation of PREA.
 
PREA Update: Stop Prisoner Rape’s Report on the Prison Rape Elimination Act

This is Working Paper No. 1 from the United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW) working paper series on men's roles and responsibilities in ending gender based violence.  This paper looks at the political connections between men, gender and violence and the tensions that arise in making such connections.  Also offered are ways that programs have dealt with these tensions as well as future directions for this type of work.
 
Political Connections: Men, Gender and Violence

This 3-page summary document from the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault describes 4 major perspectives on sexual violence: public health; risk factors; social change; and law and criminal justice.
 
Perspectives on Sexual Violence Prevention

This report provides a review of existing research on teen victimization and its impact on youth in America as well as information on promising prevention and intervention techniques.
 
Our Vulnerable Teenagers: Their Victimization, Its Consequences, and Directions for Prevention and Intervention

The intent of this project was to conduct a survey to assess how or whether organizational structure affects the provision or reporting of sexual assault services in both single program and combined sexual and domestic violence programs.
Organization of Sexual Assault Programs

This report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children describes the responses of youth who were surveyed about their use of the internet and experiences while online, which includes exposure to unwanted sexual material and harassment.
 
Online Victimization: A Report on the Nation's Youth

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